April 23, 2014

Friday Evening Lectures – 2012

Lillie Auditorium, 8:00 PM. Lectures are free and open to the public.


Recorded Lectures: Please click on the video buttons below. Use the second button in the lower right corner of the video player to toggle between video and presentation views.


Date: Speaker:

06/22/12 Porter Lecture – “Pushing the Envelope in Biological Fluorescence Microscopy” – Eric Betzig, Janelia Farm Research Center, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

06/29/12 “Genetics of Complex Traits in the Domestic Dog” – Elaine A. Ostrander, National Human Genome Research Institute

07/06/12 “Deconstructing the Complexity of Vertebrate Limb and Spinal Cord Regeneration” -
Elly M. Tanaka, Center for Regenerative Therapies, Technische Universität Dresden

07/13/12 “Earth at Seven Billion” – Jesse H. Ausubel, The Rockefeller University

07/20/12 Forbes Lecture - “Using Deadly Cone Snails to Understand Nervous Systems” – Baldomero M. Olivera, University of Utah; Howard Hughes Medical Institute

07/27/12 “Is Science Revolutionary? Thomas Kuhn and the Structure of Science” – Jed Z. Buchwald, California Institute of Technology and Paul Hoyningen-Huene, Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany

08/03/12 Glassman Lecture - “Protein Folding in the Cell: The final Step of Information Transfer” – Arthur L. Horwich, Yale University, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

08/10/12 Joshua Lederberg Lecture – “Food and Sex: The Neurogenetics of Innate Behavior” – Leslie B. Vosshall, The Rockefeller University; Howard Hughes Medical Institute

08/17/12 “How Bacteria Talk To Each Other” – Sager Lecture – Bonnie L. Bassler, Princeton University; Howard Hughes Medical Institute


Speakers for the Friday Evening Lecture Series are selected by a committee composed of: Marlene Belfort, University at Albany – SUNY; Gary Borisy, MBL; Paul De Weer, University of Pennsylvania; Hugh Ducklow, MBL; Gerald Fischbach, Simons Foundation Autism Project; Joshua Hamilton, MBL; Richard Harland, UC Berkeley; Tim Mitchison, Harvard University; Mitchell Sogin, MBL; and Clare Waterman, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Suggestions for future Friday Evening Lecturers are welcome and may be sent to FEL@mbl.edu

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